Russian Government and Politics

2nd edition

by Eric Shiraev

Table of contents

PART I. RUSSIA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE

  1. Studying Russian Government and Politics
  2. The Roots: Russia and the Soviet Union
  3. The Soviet Transformation, 1985-1991

PART II: INSTITUTIONS AND ELECTIONS

  1. The Executive Branch
  2. The Legislative Branch
  3. The Judicial Branch and Justice Administration

PART III: POLITICAL BEHAVIOR, PARTICIPATION, AND COMMUNICATION

  1. Political Parties
  2. Presidential and Parliamentary Elections
  3. Political Communications and Mobilization

PART IV: RUSSIAN POLICIES

  1. Economic and Business Policies
  2. Social Policies: Health, Education, and Housing
  3. Foreign Policy
  4. Defense and Security Policies
  5. Summary and Conclusion